March 2020 Around Town

These Brothers Know Jewelry Guven Brothers is a beautiful 4,000 square-foot fine jewelry retailer across from the Avalon with merchandise covering all price ranges allowing you to easily find something within your budget. The owner Tony Guven, with his younger brother Josh, make the Guven Brothers. Additionally, Guven Brothers is a full-service jeweler offering you … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

Wine Weekend A three-day food and wine festival hosted at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee featuring over 200 wines from vintners across the globe as well as the most sought-after international liquors for your tasting pleasure. The festival, March 20-22, highlights our region’s most creative chefs and culinary talent and includes an eclectic mix of … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Schools Celebrate World Kindness Day Autrey Mill Middle School celebrated World Kindness Day by engaging in activities and creating a kindness poster with positive messages. Johns Creek High School PTSA concludes its three-part parent conversation for their Parent University addressing mental and emotional wellness this month. Based on the documentary “Race to Nowhere”, the discussion centers around systemic pressures … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Holiday camps for kids With holiday school vacations approaching, now is the time to consider activities to keep school-age children active and entertained during their time away from the classroom. Camp Autrey Mill gives children the learning tools to safely explore the natural environment for a lifetime. They strive to instill an appreciation of history … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Schools Rock Abbots Hill Elementary School (AHES) has provided a new unique opportunity for students to address conflicts holistically and solve problems through implementing Restorative Practices. These counselor-facilitated peace-making strategies are taught in a safe place called the “The Peace Room”, a specially-designed room by Chattahoochee High School Senior (and former AHES) student Briahna Stabler as … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

I See you, Johns Creek At For Eyes, you’ll find an impressive selection of eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses. They carry top brands such as Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Prada, Ray Ban, and many more, so you can look great and see even better. There is an independent Doctor of Optometry available for eye … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Saturday Food Pantry Volunteers Needed NFCC Food Pantry hours are expanding to Saturday to accommodate the many hardworking families whose jobs prevent them from coming for food during the week.  Volunteers are needed on Saturdays from 9:30am – 1:30pm. You can sign up as an individual on a regular schedule, once or twice a month. This is … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Orchestra’s Leadership The Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors, including Peter Hildebrandt, Marilyn Margolis (pictured), Karen Wall, and Diana Weitz, Now entering its 13th season, the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra is metro Atlanta’s only fully-professional, part-time symphonic orchestra, made up of professional musicians from all … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Super Teens   Pebble Tossers, a youth development organization, awarded 16 youth volunteers with the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) in recognition of their outstanding service. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exemplary citizenship through volunteering. The following students are commended for their outstanding service: • Greg Galanter, Bronze, Peachtree Charter Middle School • … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Hair Here for Men Delivering the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men, the Boardroom Salon for Men provides exceptional haircuts, shave services for men of all hair types, accompanied with complimentary beverages.  The Benchmark Haircut is the salon’s signature service, which includes a tailored cut, rejuvenating paraffin hand dip, energizing shampoo and conditioning, scalp and hand massage, … Continued